Draft Agenda/ICAM Outreach Workshop:

This one day workshop will preceed the Summit meeting

“Frontiers of Correlated Matter”, with the purpose of discussing current efforts to develop increased public awareness and interest in correlated matter.




Telling the Emergent Matter Story,

August 4-5, 2004




                          ICAM Outreach Workshop:



              Silvertree Inn, Snowmass, Co., with support from the


                          Richard Lounsbery Foundation


                                  Draft Agenda



August 4, 2004

6:00 - 8:30 pm          Welcome reception and buffet


August 5, 2004

8:30 - 8:45 am          Welcome and Introductory Remarks- Alan Hurd

and David Pines


8:45 - 9:45             What is Emergent Matter?  Robert Laughlin,

Stanford University,


                        Seamus Davis, Cornell University, and

                        Piers Coleman, Rutgers  

                        University will present illustrative examples of

                        research at the frontiers    

                        of the search for the organizing principles that

                        govern emergentbehavior in the universe:


9:45am  - 3:00pm                Developing an Outreach Tool Kit


9:45 - 10:25            The Strange Matter Exhibit: Shenda Baker (Harvey

Mudd) and Hooley     

                        McLaughlin* (Ontario Science Center)


10:25 - 10:45           Science Museum Perspectives:  Barry Aprison, MSI,

                        and Rob Semper, Exploratorium


10:45 - 11:00           Coffee Break


11:00 - 11:45          The role of film and TV: Panel discussion led

                        by Piers Coleman and Linda Feferman*


11:45 - 1:00          Lunch


1:00 - 1:30                Web sites- A Google Perspective: Google



1:30 - 2:00             Panel discussion with  Webmasters Irina Bakhtiar,

                        (DCMP) Jason Wiskerchen (CTBP), Betsy



2:00 - 2:30              Art, Music and Theater: Tom Rockwell, Piers

                        Coleman, and Brian Schwartz

2:30 - 3:00             Print: Panel discussion with science journalists:

                        Sandy Blakeslee*, Dennis Overbye*, Sarah            

                        Tomlin* et al


3:00 - 3:15               Refreshment Break


3:15 - 4:15             Interacting with Science Policy Makers

3:15 - 3:45             A Congressional Perspective  Rush Holt*


3:45 - 4:15             Panel  Discussion led by Lance Howarth (NSF),

                        Jonathan Epstein* (Bingaman staff), Pete

                        Lyons* (Domenici staff), Erich Werwa*  (Honda



4:15 - 5:30             Nurturing an Emergent  Matter Alliance:


                        Developing a Communal Strategy: Panel 

                        discussion led by Myriam Sarachik, Marvin Cohen,

                        Henri Alloul, Gil Lonzarich, ,Sam Bader, Sidney Nagel*,                       Piers Coleman


5:30                         Adjourn